Month: May 2016

The Shop / Theater

It has been a long time since I’ve posted anything about our house remodel, which is kind of a bummer since we’ve been in the house for 10 months now.  This is close to what theContinue reading


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To Do Tuesday May 24th

Hey, guess what?  It’s time for another To Do Tuesday over at Stitch All The Things!  I got a lot accomplished last week, and that makes me really happy! Last week’s list: 1.  Custom Burp ClothsContinue reading


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LARP Waist Quiver & Belt

The LARP we participate in utilizes foam “boffing” weapons instead of realistic looking foam weapons, which means none of our weapons can have the potential to hurt, scrape, maim, or otherwise damage anyone else.  BecauseContinue reading


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French Seams – May’s Try Something New Every Month Project

I ran across Stephanie’s and Rebecca’s co-hosted project, Try Something New Every Month (TSNEM) for 2016, in December, and I decided to participate because there are a lot of sewing techniques I have never tried andContinue reading


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Reagan’s 8th Grade Promotion

We live in an area full of very small schools, and one of the traditions at many of those schools is that they still recognize the 8th Grade classes at a “promotion” ceremony.  Not veryContinue reading


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To Do Tuesday, May 17

This week went by nearly as fast as last week, and I didn’t have a wedding dominating my free time!  My youngest had an all-day field trip Wednesday that I was a chaperone for, soContinue reading


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Parkside Shorts & Skirt Pattern Testing

I recently tested the Parkside Shorts + Skirt for Caroline Hulse at Sew Caroline.  It is the first time I have pattern tested for her; however, I have experience working with her patterns.  I recently made theContinue reading


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My Heart Belongs to Oregon

I ran across the cutest post written Abby at Sew Much Ado the other day with an I Heart Seattle free printable.  I loved it so much I wanted to create my own I Heart OregonContinue reading


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Turtle Pin Cushion Duo

Well, I finally bit the bullet and finished this cute little  Turtle Pincushion Duo.  I am glad I finished the pin cushions, but I am not happy with the final result. Follow **At times you’llContinue reading


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To Do Tuesday May 10th

Hey, guess what?  I managed to get everything on my To Do List from last week done (there was only one thing on it)!  The week flew by, and I can’t believe it is alreadyContinue reading


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DIY Sugar Scrub

I wrote a post about DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that included a link to DIY Citrus Sugar Scrubs by Delia Creates, and I decided that since I really wanted to try to make some that IContinue reading


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On the Go Bags Airport Sling Sew-A-Long

  I purchased the book On The Go Bags when it released in January, and I was immediately interested in making several of the bag patterns featured in the book; however, I have never really madeContinue reading


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